Ascena clothing brands to ditch alpaca wool after PETA probe

Ascena clothing brands to ditch alpaca wool after PETA probe

Ann Taylor is packing up the alpaca. Ascena Retail Group, the clothing conglomerate that owns the Ann Taylor, LOFT and Lou & Grey plans to stop using wool from the llama-like creatures amid concerns from animal-rights activists about the sometimes brutal process of producing it. Ascena’s brands currently sell several sweaters made with fabric blends … Read more

Airlines see bookings drop as COVID-19 cases surge

Airlines see bookings drop as COVID-19 cases surge

Big US airlines say they’re seeing bookings drop amid a nationwide surge in coronavirus infections that’s made holiday travel particularly risky. American, United and Southwest have reported decreased demand for air travel as COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations surged to record highs and sparked renewed lockdowns in some parts of the country. “It’s really too … Read more